|The Emperor Jones - Gifford Cochran, John Krimsky|
The Emperor Jones is a 1920 play by American dramatist, Eugene O'Neill which tells the tale of Brutus Jones (Paul Robeson), an African-American man who kills a man, goes to prison, escapes to a Caribbean island, and sets himself up as emperor.
Keywords: Drama; Paul Robeson
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|Jackie Robinson Story, The - Mort Briskin|
This biography of Jackie Robinson is not a great film. More than anything it represents a significant milestone in baseball and the civil right movement. Jackie doesn't do a terrible acting job which you don't really notice because the screen play, although light, is very face paced. The viewer is rocketed through the life of a young pre-teen Jackie Robinson, his football college career, touches on his military service in the second world war, his minor league career, and through his 1949 season...
Keywords: Baseball, Jackie Robinson
Downloads: 35,906 (3 reviews)